NextDecade has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Enbridge on the construction of a pipeline from Texas’ Agua Dulce area to the proposed Rio Grande LNG project, in Brownsville.
Rystad Energy has analyzed the oilfield service industry sectors with the highest percent change of employment, and found that the main driver of employment is shifting from shale to offshore.
A state district court judge has tossed out a lawsuit that sought to stop a Kinder Morgan pipeline from being routed through the Texas Hill Country.
Apache Corp.'s Altus Midstream Co. said it opened its new Permian Basin processing plant to treat its production of natural gas and natural gas liquids.
Big Oil probably won’t be buying up the Permian Basin’s struggling independent drillers any time soon.
Moss Creek Resources recently set a new record for drilling a well in the Permian Basin, the onshore resource that has dramatically transformed the fortunes of the US oil and gas industry.
Exploration costs, lower oil and gas prices and heavy maintenance dented ExxonMobil’s earnings for the start of the year.
Houston's Apache Corp. said Tuesday it will dramatically cut back on its natural gas production in the Permian Basin for an extended period of time because of steep pricing discounts caused by pipeline shortages in the region.
Royal Dutch Shell Plc is on the hunt for deals to bulk up its position in the Permian Basin, where it lags rivals Exxon Mobil Corp. and Chevron Corp.
Exxon Mobil is seeking to maintain its top spot in the world of Big Oil by hiking spending and aiming to churn out increasingly higher volumes of oil and gas with a strong emphasis in West Texas and South America.
The nation's two largest oil companies said Tuesday they plan to significantly hike their activity in West Texas' Permian Basin and dominate the region, spending even more money while others cut back.
The attention of the energy industry has focused in recent years on the Permian Basin, the once tired West Texas oil field that roared back to life when hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling freed the vast reserves locked in its shale. But as the Permian gathers the attention, another aging oil field is making its own comeback.
Exxon Mobil said it will deploy technology from Microsoft to make its massive Permian Basin development the largest oil and gas acreage in the world to use cloud computing technology.
Volatile oil prices are hindering global M&A deals by creating uncertainty, widening the asset valuation gap between buyer and seller, and making companies re-think their strategies, analysts said.
Texas lost two drilling rigs over the last week, both in the high-producing Permian Basin oil field of West Texas.
Diamondback Energy’s agreement to buy Energen Corp. in an $8.4 billion all-stock deal makes it official: The long-awaited Permian Basin buying spree has arrived, promising to shake up the U.S. shale industry.
The fastest-growing oil region in the U.S. is fueling not only the second American shale revolution—it's fueling a subculture of drug and alcohol abuse among oil field workers.
Oil and gas mergers and acquisitions are expected to surge with upwards of $50 billion in new U.S. deals for the rest of the year following a spring lull, according to a new report.
Fort Worth-based Double Eagle Energy plans to merge with the Permian Basin business of Denver's FourPoint Energy to create a new West Texas player named DoublePoint Energy.
Call it Permian, version 3.0.
BP Plc is weighing an acquisition of some of BHP Billiton Ltd.’s energy assets as the British oil major seeks more U.S. shale, according to people familiar with the matter.
The latest shale drilling boom is driving unemployment to the lowest levels in years in many of the areas that encompass the Permian Basin, a 17-county region that spans West Texas and eastern New Mexico, according to data compiled by the Permian Basin Regional Planning Commission, a cross-border coalition geared toward diversifying the region’s economy.
Shell and private equity firm Blackstone have agreed to make a joint takeover bid for the US shale division of BHP, the world's biggest miner, a news report said.
Shell and The Woodlands’ Anadarko Petroleum feuded last year over spending and control of their Permian Basin joint venture in West Texas. Now, they say, they’ve avoided a messy divorce and are primed to grow in the booming oil and gas region.
Total SA’s chief executive officer may be one of the few major oil heads who isn’t salivating over the booming Permian Basin shale oil field.